Iran Touts Israel Invasion to Recruit Teenage Boys to Fight in Syria

(Washington Times) Rowan Scarborough - Iran has begun to ask its teenage boys to volunteer to fight in Syria, the opposition National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) said. The group released a translated video that was shown over several days on state-run Iranian television this month, offering the selling pitch to youngsters: You will be defending sacred Shiite shrines in Syria and will position yourselves to invade Israel, whose destruction is an Iranian regime priority. In the video, the boys sing, "On my leader's [Khamenei's] orders I am ready to give my life. The goal is not just to free Iraq and Syria; my path is through the sacred shrine [near Damascus], but my goal is to reach Jerusalem."

2016-05-02 00:00:00

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